Eurovision Review – 2013: From Caterpillar To Butterfly

I must admit: I wasn’t all too keen on this year’s edition beforehand. It seemed very difficult to compose a top ten, with only a couple of (semi) interesting songs in a sea of grey ballads. But as always it’s the live version that needs to convince, and thanks to a truckload of decent/good/great singersContinue reading “Eurovision Review – 2013: From Caterpillar To Butterfly”

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Eurovision 2013 – Semi 1 – Some afterthoughts

All of a sudden semi 1 of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest was upon us yesterday – how exciting! Having followed a couple of bloggers who are friendly enough to share their impressions from the press centre up there in Malmö I was really curious to find out how things would turn out to beContinue reading “Eurovision 2013 – Semi 1 – Some afterthoughts”

Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 20 – UK & Sweden + Total Wrap-up

And now the end is near, here’s part 20 of the run through of this year’s contestants! Will they be beautiful butterflies, or rather moths that have to hide away in the dark? First of all, a bit of framework for the judging – I’ll be looking at the song, the vocal performance and theContinue reading “Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 20 – UK & Sweden + Total Wrap-up”

Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 19 – Italy & Spain

Stick with me until the end, here’s part 19 of the run through of this year’s contestants! Will they be beautiful butterflies, or rather moths that have to hide away in the dark? First of all, a bit of framework for the judging – I’ll be looking at the song, the vocal performance and theContinue reading “Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 19 – Italy & Spain”

Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 18 – France & Germany

Je ne te ferai pas l’enfer, here’s part 18 of the run through of this year’s contestants! Will they be beautiful butterflies, or rather moths that have to hide away in the dark? First of all, a bit of framework for the judging – I’ll be looking at the song, the vocal performance and theContinue reading “Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 18 – France & Germany”

Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 17 – Romania + wrap-up semi 2

Drawing semi to a close, here’s part 17 of the run through of this year’s contestants! Will they be beautiful butterflies, or rather moths that have to hide away in the dark? First of all, a bit of framework for the judging – I’ll be looking at the song, the vocal performance and the stageContinue reading “Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 17 – Romania + wrap-up semi 2”

Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 16 – Georgia & Switzerland

A waterfall of thoughts, here’s part 15 of the run through of this year’s contestants! Will they be beautiful butterflies, or rather moths that have to hide away in the dark? First of all, a bit of framework for the judging – I’ll be looking at the song, the vocal performance and the stage presentationContinue reading “Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 16 – Georgia & Switzerland”

Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 15 – Norway & Albania

I feed you my thoughts, here’s part 15 of the run through of this year’s contestants! Will they be beautiful butterflies, or rather moths that have to hide away in the dark? First of all, a bit of framework for the judging – I’ll be looking at the song, the vocal performance and the stageContinue reading “Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 15 – Norway & Albania”

Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 14 – Armenia & Hungary

Planet Eurovision can be a lonely planet at times, here’s part 13 of the run through of this year’s contestants! Will they be beautiful butterflies, or rather moths that have to hide away in the dark? First of all, a bit of framework for the judging – I’ll be looking at the song, the vocalContinue reading “Eurovision 2013 (P)Review – Part 14 – Armenia & Hungary”